The past weekend was full of Eurovision shows and many surprises. Six countries have picked their entry for Vienna in their national finals and Spain had the song presentation.
The past weekend was full of Eurovision shows and many surprises. Six countries have picked their entry for Vienna in their national finals and Spain had the song presentation. There are 21 songs known yet and still 19 to come.
The biggest surprise is obviously coming from Finland where the punk rock band PKN had made the race. The song is just 1.40 min long and the band members having the Down syndrome. It’s not the first time that disabled performers participating at the ESC, there have been various blind singers in the past. There are controversial discussions going on about this participation and fair chances. There were funny shows like the Late Late Show in Ireland, where there was an extraordinary atmosphere with live singing performances of former participants like Niamh Kavanagh, and an Ukrainian winning in Moldova which caused displeasure among the competitors, and peace song from Hungary which could be a hot favourite in Vienna.
The following six entries have made it for Vienna. Watch yourself:
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About me: As one of the founders of eurovisionlive.com I am responsible for the interviews with the singers and the editorial content. My passion for the Eurovision Song Contest exists since my early childhood. The exotic music, different cultures and languages have given a lot of inspiration to me. Since my very first ESC in Dublin 1994 I particularly appreciate the get together and friendship of all the nationalities and Riverdance was a thrill!